[Ads-l] satoshi, sat (crypto jargon)

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jul 12 00:34:58 EDT 2017


> . . . not worth a red sat.

The " not worth one red, copper cent
' of my parents and grandparents has long since been rendered obosolete -
or should that be, "... long since been deprecated."


On Tue, Jul 11, 2017 at 11:01 AM, Peter Reitan <pjreitan at hotmail.com> wrote:

> . . . not worth a red sat.
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> From: Laurence Horn<mailto:laurence.horn at YALE.EDU>
> Sent: ‎7/‎11/‎2017 7:47
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> Subject: Re: satoshi, sat (crypto jargon)
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> Excellent; I nominate =E2=80=9Cnot worth a satoshi=E2=80=9D as the =
> minimizer of the month.
>
> LH
>
>
> > On Jul 10, 2017, at 10:59 PM, Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM> =
> wrote:
> >=20
> > A satoshi is a hundred millionth of a bitcoin, as defined at =
> (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/satoshi =
> <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/satoshi> and =
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satoshi =
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satoshi>).
> >=20
> > The online Oxford Dictionaries don=E2=80=99t have this word.
> >=20
> > Neither Wikipedia, Wiktionary nor the online Oxford Dictionaries have =
> =E2=80=9Csat=E2=80=9D (plural =E2=80=9Csats=E2=80=9D) for the common =
> abbreviation of satoshi.
> >=20
> > Benjamin Barrett
> > Formerly of Seattle, WA
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